ARF & Hamptons Contemporary Fair

Hamptons Contemporary Design+Décor Fair will debut at the Southampton Elks Fairgrounds (605 County Road 39) on June 3–5, 2016, bringing the first of its kind world-class international home and decor show to the Hamptons and the Opening Night Preview will … Continued

60 Adoptions at Long Island’s Best

ARF’s Long Island Best – Pet Adoption event on Saturday, April 30 at Petco in Commack was a BIG success! Thanks to a grant by Maddie’s Fund® for making this event possible, 60 animals were adopted between the 8 participating … Continued


by Edwina von Gal Cats and dogs like to eat grass and to sleep on lawns. But is it safe? Every year Americans dump 255 million pounds of toxic chemicals on their lawns. These chemicals cause irritation to paws and … Continued

Double Duty! Meet Our New Vets

ARF is growing at a significant rate. Last year 1,477 animals—15% more than in 2014—were rescued and brought to us. With animals arriving every day, and with our Op Cat program spaying and neutering an increasing number of community cats, … Continued

1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt a Success!

ARF’s 1st annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 20, 2016 was a big success! Close to one hundred people turned out for the fun and it was great to see everyone out on a chilly first day of spring! Congratulations … Continued

Pet Partners Certified!

Congratulations to ARF Dog Trainer Matthew Posnick and his former ARFan Tara. They recently were certified as a Pet Partners Team! The duo went through intense training in the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program and passed with flying colors.This huge accomplishment … Continued

ARF Names New Executive Director

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is excited to announce that Scott Howe will be joining the organization as Executive Director effective May 9, 2016. In making the announcement, Board President Lisa McCarthy stated, “The ARF Board of Directors … Continued

Operation Puppy Love

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons took part in the “Operation Puppy Love” rescue on Saturday, February 13. ARF was one of 4 rescue groups to receive dogs from a dire situation in Puerto Rico. On this rescue, approximately … Continued

Sharing the Love! Valentine’s 2016

On Saturday, February 13 ARF held “Sharing the Love!” A Valentine Open House and Low Cost vaccine clinic event  at the Adoption Center in Wainscott. The day was a HUGE success! Eleven puppies and one cat were adopted and many … Continued

2015, ARF’s Best Year Yet

2015 was recording breaking for the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons and was the best year in the organization’s 40+ year history. Here are a few of the highlights: 1,477 cats, kittens, dogs and puppies were rescued and brought … Continued